Alina Wang

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WTA Officially Pulls Out of China Over Peng Shuai Disappearance
The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) has decided to end all tournaments in China over concerns surrounding Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai, whose safety has been in doubt since she accused a former regime leader of...
Republican Representatives Tom Tiffany and Scott Perry recently introduced legislation in the House seeking to end Washington’s recognition of the ‘One China’ policy.
Hundreds of Taiwanese Nationals Handed Over to Mainland China: Report
According to an investigation titled China’s Hunt for Overseas Taiwanese released on Nov. 30 by Safeguard Defenders, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) has been arranging for Taiwanese citizens arrested abroad to be extradited back...
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PLA Strengthens Combat Units as China Continues to Abuse International Maritime and Airspace Laws
The Chinese government has begun a new effort to expand its military forces. According to state-media reports, the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has been “optimizing” its personnel structure by deploying more troops and slashing approximately...
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Macau Casino Mogul to Await Trial on Charges He Ran Illegal Gambling Business in China
Macau’s most well-known casino junket magnate Alvin Chau Cheok-wa is currently being held in a county jail after being arrested for illegal cross-border gambling and money-laundering activities. The 47-year-old is the founder and CEO of...
North Korean Criminal Captured in Northeast China After 40-Day Manhunt
A North Korean convict using the name of Zhu Xianjian was recaptured on Nov. 28, according to Chinese authorities. A statement released by municipal police in Jilin stated that the fugitive was captured near Songhua...
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US National Institute of Health Funded Chinese Scientists Linked to Hospital Accused of Organ Harvesting Atrocities: Reports
News analysis Details have emerged surrounding funds provided to Chinese military scientists by the U.S. National Institute of Health (NIH), raising questions about the former's connections to a Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA)-affiliated hospital suspected...
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American Lawmakers Meet with Taiwanese Officials for Second Time in One Month
Five U.S. lawmakers arrived in Taipei on Thursday, Nov. 25 to meet with government officials in regards to security matters. This was the second meeting between the U.S. and Taiwan in a month, raising protests...
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Chinese Authorities Ask Ride Sharing Giant Didi to Delist from New York Stock Exchange
As Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s crackdown on the nation’s big tech continues, the latest company to face issues is ride-sharing app Didi Chuxing Technology Co. On Nov. 25, Chinese regulators asked Didi’s top executives to...
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China Is Ending Its Population Controls, But Many No Longer Want to Have Children
On Nov. 23, the Chinese government announced on its official website for the National Bureau of Statistics that China’s rural population is seeing a steep population decline. According to the Chinese Statistical Yearbook for 2021...
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Chinese Internet Receives a Shock as Beijing Fines Top Influencers 90 Million Yuan
On Nov. 22, prominent Chinese internet celebrities Zhu Chenhui and Lin Shanshan were fined 90 million yuan (about $14 million USD) for alleged tax evasion, according to authorities. Chinese state-run media the People's Daily also...
UN Whistleblower Fired For Sounding Alarm on Controversy Surrounding Chinese Dissidents
United Nations employee Emma Reilly was dismissed shortly after giving an interview to French newspaper Le Monde notifying them of China’s influence within the U.N. and that no action had been taken to counteract this...
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At China-ASEAN Summit, Xi Tells Neighbors Beijing Isn’t Out to ‘Bully’ Them
Chinese leader Xi Jinping met with leaders at the 10-country Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit on Monday, Nov. 22.The summit saw representatives from Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and...